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2009-07-17 13:59:00

NEW YORK, July 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A federal appeals court today found that the U.S. government had not adequately justified its denial of a visa to a Swiss professor and leading scholar of the Muslim world.

2008-11-10 18:00:22

Glaucoma patients, who must apply eye drops, risk damaging their eyes if they stop treatment during religious fasting, a British researcher said.

2008-10-01 12:00:18

Under the patronage of his Royal Highness Sheikh Daij Al Khalifah Al Subah from Kuwait a celebration was held for television creativity. The Kuwaiti host Halima Poland received an award for 'best television host' this Ramadan for her program "Yabilah," aired on the Kuwaiti first channel.

2008-10-01 09:00:12

By Kim Gamel Associated Press BAGHDAD -- The number of Iraqi security forces killed in September rose by nearly a third to 159 compared with the same period last year, The Associated Press figures showed Tuesday. U.S. troop deaths for the same period fell by nearly 40 percent to 25.

2008-09-26 03:00:23

The Iranian state television news network (IRINN) started live broadcasts from Quds Day rallies in Tehran and Kerman Province at 0645 on 26 September.

2008-09-22 00:00:22

By Dharshini Balan; Heidi Foo SEPANG: Being an air traffic controller is not as glamorous as being a pilot or air stewardess, despite their vital role in ensuring safe departure and arrival of aircraft.

2008-09-21 00:00:19

By The Associated Press OMAHA, Neb.

2008-09-20 12:00:41

By Jean Ortiz Associated Press OMAHA, Neb. -- A Grand Island meatpacking plant fired at least 86 workers Friday after they walked off the job amid a dispute over prayers during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, company officials said.

2008-09-18 15:00:21

Text of report by state-run Iranian radio external service from Mashhad on 18 September With the arrival of Ramadan, Afghan TV networks are broadcasting seven Iranian serials.

2008-09-11 09:00:29

Roundup: Bangladesh's food prices at tolerable level during Ramadan following government measures By Wang Xuemei DHAKA, Sept.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.